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The Lady and the Lionheart ~ in German!

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 in Mason Jar Books, My Publishing Journey, The Lady and the Lionheart | 12 comments

The Lady and the Lionheart ~ in German!

Pictured here is a girl signing over the rights for her first ever foreign language translation for an indie book. It’s an absolute dream come true and my biggest thanks to my agent, Sandra Bishop, and publisher Brunnen Ver Lag for taking Charlie and Ella on a whole new adventure! After I got the news from my agent, I texted a sweet friend who speaks German in her home and asked “how do you say the circus is coming?” I tipped her off as to why I was asking and not only was her excitement contagious, but she so enthusiastically said…Der Zirkus...

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The 2016 Christy Awards

Posted on May 3, 2016 in Mason Jar Books, To Get to You | 2 comments

The 2016 Christy Awards

What a delightful surprise to wake up yesterday morning to an email from the Christy Award coordinator that To Get to You was a finalist in the YA category! The press release went live shortly after and it’s a thrill to see so many author friends on the finalist list. Congrats to everyone!! And thank you to so many friends and family for all the warm wishes and excitement. You all make this experience extra special!   This is my third time finaling in the Christy Awards and my second time finaling as an indie author. It’s a thrill no...

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Mahalo, Mindy!

Posted on Jul 14, 2015 in Mason Jar Books, To Get to You | 32 comments

Mahalo, Mindy!

The Beginning I met Mindy on Instagram. This sweet young woman has a heart of gold and is not only a fan of Christian fiction, but from her little sunlit studio in Japan, creates beautiful, modern calligraphy.   I have had the privilege of teaming up with her for a very special purpose. As most of you know, I’ve been Indie publishing these days and while I enjoy the process immensely, there are a few little things that I miss about having a traditional publisher. One of those things is the feeling of having a team to work with. If you need something? You just...

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“To Get to You” ~ Cover Reveal!

Posted on Mar 10, 2015 in Mason Jar Books, News and Updates, To Get to You | 21 comments

“To Get to You” ~ Cover Reveal!

Yesterday, you may have seen my video update which means that you are probably ready for that cover I promised! The book is To Get to You… and it’s coming this August! To get to the girl he loves, Riley Kane must head off on a road trip with the father he never knew. Then pray for a miracle. Most teens would love to have a pro surfer for a dad. Just not Riley. Abandoned as a kid, he hates the sound of the ocean and the man who gave himself to it. When the eighteen-year-old learns that his best friend is stranded at a New Mexico hospital as her father fights...

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This Quiet Sky – Quotes and Pins

Posted on Nov 11, 2014 in Mason Jar Books, Novellas, This Quiet Sky | 22 comments

This Quiet Sky – Quotes and Pins

This Quiet Sky releases this Friday! Are you ready?! If you’ve pre-ordered your copy, you likely are. :D If you’ve been wanting it on paperback, I’m happy to tell you that it’s ready to order! Just click here. ____ Recently, I sat down with the novella and combed through some of the text, on the hunt for quotes to make a few pinnables for Pinterest. It’s one of those processes that kind of lets the characters speak for themselves which is always a bit of an adventure.  A few of the quotes below are from the hero — thanks, Tuck. But...

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